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Serbia Women's National Volleyball team defended European Championship title!

Serbian players came to victory in the packed arena in Ankara, ending the game with the score - 21:25, 25:21, 25:21, 22:25, 15:13 in favor of the Serbian athletes.
Zoran Terzic's selected players continued to deliver unrealistically good results, defending the throne of Europe after becoming World Champions last year.

Mitsotakis lays out economic, foreign policy priorities at TIF news conference

Greece will be the pleasant surprise of the Eurozone, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis told a press conference today at at the 84th Thessaloniki International Fair (TIF).

He said that Greece will achieve its target for high growth rates and said that he did not espouse pessimistic forecasts concerning the global economy.

Turkey, Iran discuss Syrian constitutional committee

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu discussed the Syrian constitutional committee with his Iranian counterpart Mohammad Javad Zarif, according to diplomatic sources on Sept. 8.

Ongoing excavations in coastal city of Mersin

Excavations continue in Turkey's southern coastal city of Mersin at the Yumuktepe Höyük (tumulus) that dates back to 7,000 BC, the head of the research team has told Anadolu Agency.

Trade in local currencies to boost Turkey, Ukraine ties

The head of Turkey-Ukraine Business Council of the Foreign Economic Relations Board (DEIK) said conducting trade in local currencies will rapidly boost bilateral trade volume and cooperation between the two countries.

Argentina's crisis window of opportunity for Turkey: Expert

Argentina's economic turmoil has raised some concerns for future emerging economies, revealing some facts about the role of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in global development and providing opportunities for Turkey, experts say.

Russian gas exports to Greece in decline

Russian gas exports to Turkey, Greece and seven other Southeast European nations fell by more than a quarter in the first half of 2019 as cheaper liquefied natural gas (LNG) and new Azeri supplies helped the region reduce reliance on Russia.

Turkey to sort out safe zone in N Syria soon: Erdoğan

Turkey has been spoiling every trap set on its way in Syria and will resolve the issues in the planned safe zone in the east of River Euphrates in a few weeks, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said on Sept. 7.

US travel advisory for Turkey doesn't reflect reality: Ministry

The U.S. travel advisory issued for Turkey "does not reflect the reality" for the assessments regarding country's eastern and southeastern provinces, the Turkish Foreign Ministry said in a statement on Sept. 7.

Turkey, US begin joint patrols for Syria safe zone

Turkey and the U.S. military personnel completed the first joint ground patrol as planned for the establishment of a safe zone east of Euphrates in Syria, Turkish National Defense Ministry said on Sept. 8.

Bulgaria Hands Terror Suspect over to Turkey

Bulgaria on Saturday handed a terror suspect over to Turkey after arresting the individual who tried to illegally cross into the country, reports AA. 

The suspect, identified by the initials B.G., 40, was arrested by Bulgarian security forces while illegally crossing the border, according to a security source, who asked not to be named due to restrictions on speaking to the media.